RS Containment Barriers

Pivot-Hinged Barriers: Quick Reaction to Industrial Spills

The Pivot-Hinged Barriers are floodgates that can perfectly suit industries, where chemical spills are always a threat.

These floodgates are alternatively called “containment barriers”, for they are made specifically for the purpose of securing areas affected by chemical spills.

The Pivot-Hinged Barrier is a Quick Solution for Flooding

  • This innovative floodgate does not require modification of ground surface; thus, allowing unhampered pedestrian and vehicular passage.
  • As a quick solution for flooding, they are lightweight and easy to manipulate in spite of their length and width.
  • It also works as a domestic floodgate, with an optimal condition that can last up to 50 years.
  • Like the lift-hinged floodgate, The Pivot-Hinged Barrier can be designed with different modes of operation: manual, gas-lifted, semi-automatic, and fully automatic.

Why are Pivot-Hinged Barriers called ‘quick solution for flooding’?

It is surely a quick solution to flooding and other industrial hazards. In case of combustion, firefighters can douse an entire building without worrying that water might spill on safe areas and soil raw materials. The Pivot-Hinged Barriers can do the job of sealing the entire doused area.

They can also work as domestic floodgates. They resemble the lift-hinged floodgates, as they are also lightweight and easy to manipulate.

Watch this video and see how Pivot-Hinged Barriers work!

A springing motion makes the opening or closing of Pivot-Hinged Barriers easier than expected. Even a single person can lift or bring down a Pivot-Hinged Barrier in spite of its considerable length (maximum length 6.50 meters and width of 600 millimeters).

These Pivot-Hinged Barriers are made of high-grade steel and can be powder-coated, making them resistant to all sorts of abrasive compounds.

Pivot-Hinged Barriers are Suitable Industrial and Domestic Flood Protection

  • They can be used as floodgates for industries where chemical spills are always a threat.
  • They can also be used as domestic floodgates, since they enable quick solution to flooding.
  • They can be used to contain not only chemical spills, but also waterflow caused by firefighting operations.

How to protect your assets, homes, and loved ones from flooding?

These are the steps to follow when deciding to avail flood protection systems for RS Flood Control Asia:

  • 1

    Initial Survey

    The client will provide the necessary data (e.g., dimensions of the entrances, intensity of flooding, and number of required protections). Then, the RS flood control engineers will evaluate the information and create an action plan.

  • 2

    Site Inspection

    The side channels that will hold the aluminum beams will be installed on concrete foundations. The actual site inspection will allow the RS flood control engineers to generate a comprehensive list of recommended flood control solutions.

  • 3

    Installation Proper

    Once the site has been inspected the RS flood control engineers will provide the client with an assessment result. When the client agrees with the recommended flood control solution, a price list can be determined and the installation can begin.

  • 4

    Conduct Commissioning

    The RS flood control engineers will formally turn over the flood control solution to the client. All contraptions included in the flood control solution will be handed over to the client.

  • 5

    Training for System Installation

    As part of the turn-over activities, the RS flood control engineers will provide a hands-on training on the client’s party. This will allow the client and his household/manpower to have a firsthand experience of using the flood control systems. Such a firsthand experience will be valuable when responding to an actual flooding incident.

FAQ

How do you know if you need Pivot-Hinged Barriers?

You need Pivot-Hinged Barriers (containment barrier) if you have a big warehouse where spills of chemicals are a common threat. If you don’t have such a building, you still need a containment barrier if you want to protect your establishment from flooding.

Why is the Pivot-Hinged Barrier called a ‘Quick Response to and a Quick Solution for Flooding’?

It’s designed for emergency situations; a single person can manipulate the whole containment barrier in spite of its considerable weight. The spring mechanism that makes the barrier “pivot” on its side channel allows easy manipulation.

Is there an alternative to manual operation of Pivot-Hinged Barrier?

Yes, there is!

Pivot-Hinged Barriers can be electronically operated. They can be equipped with sensors that can detect the onset of flooding or chemical spills. They operate safely, as they do not need actual manpower on the site.

How can we prove the durability of these Pivot-Hinged Barriers?

Like all other RS products, the Pivot-Hinged Barriers have been tested and approved by FM Global, one of the world’s most renowned accreditor of risk prevention systems. Also, these containment barriers have a lifespan of 50 years.

Where can the Pivot-Hinged Barriers be installed?

They are best for big industrial sites where chemical spills are always a threat. They will also work best in preventing flooding incidents due to fire fighting activities.

Flood Control Solutions Successfully Applied

You can have the same total flood protection these facilities enjoy through the RS Demountable Flood Barriers.

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